The Dan Rayburn Podcast

Episode 35: Amazon NFL Viewership Numbers; HEVC Support Added to Chrome; IMAX Buys SSIMWAVE; Twitch Encoding Costs

September 26, 2022 Dan Rayburn
The Dan Rayburn Podcast
Episode 35: Amazon NFL Viewership Numbers; HEVC Support Added to Chrome; IMAX Buys SSIMWAVE; Twitch Encoding Costs
Show Notes

This week we breakdown the viewership numbers from Amazon’s first Thursday Night Football game and the differences between all the numbers reported. (11.8M, 13M, 15.3M) We also discuss the news of Google adding HEVC support in Chrome and some cost details given out by Twitch of how expensive it is to deliver HD, low latency, always available live video to nearly every corner of the world. Finally, we highlight IMAX’s acquisition of SSIMWAVE and their goal to bring a specific level of video quality to consumers at home.

Companies, and services mentioned: Amazon Prime Video, NFL, NBC Sports, DIRECTV, NFL+, NFL Sunday Ticket, CBS Sports, Bally Sports, Twitch, Chrome, IMAX, SSIMWAVE, Diamond Sports, Nielsen.

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